Fun Family Activities in Milwaukee

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Planning to take the family on a trip in the Milwaukee area? Here are a few fun, kid-friendly places that you’ll have a blast exploring with your family.

Milwaukee Public Museum

The Milwaukee Public Museum is a natural history museum that features a vast array of exhibits from around the globe. One of the museum’s most popular exhibits, the Streets of Old Milwaukee, gives visitors a look at urban life in Milwaukee during the beginning of the 19th century.

Also popular is a two-story tall butterfly wing, where you can walk among and learn about many species of free-flying butterflies.

Discovery World

Discovery World Science and Technology Center is home to many activities and exhibits you and your kids can enjoy together. The activities cover topics such as microbiology, marine life, invention and technology, physics, music and sound and wind power.

There’s also four action-packed outdoor science displays featuring fire, explosions and spectacular chemical reactions… part of the free outdoor science series called “Science Saturdays: Don’t Try this at Home!”

Milwaukee County Zoo

The Milwaukee County Zoo is the perfect destination for trips with the family. The zoo is home to over 2,000 animals, representing more than 300 species. One of the zoo’s key attractions is the Humboldt Penguin exhibit, a 15,000 gallon tank that allows visitors to view these adorable birds underwater as well as on land.

Harley Davidson Museum

The Harley Davidson Museum in Milwaukee gives visitors the opportunity to explore the history of the company that defines American motorcycles. Your family can see bikes of all kinds from across the company’s history, all the way back to the oldest Harley Davidson motorcycle known to exist.

Kids can also create their own custom cycles at the build-a-bike station, or head down to the arcade to play Evel Knievel’s Daredevil Challenge, plus a whole lot more.

These are just a few fun Milwaukee-based family activities to consider. Now is the perfect time to add them to your calendar. Let the fun begin!

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